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For a Microsoft Outlook 2002 version of this article, see 291602
For more information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Outlook Express e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/ )Differences between Outlook and Outlook Express
This article describes how to upgrade from Microsoft Outlook Express to Outlook 2000. This includes how to import e-mail account settings and how to set Microsoft Outlook 2000 as your default e-mail program.
Import e-mail account settings
Set Outlook 2000 as the default e-mail client
For more information about transitioning from Outlook Express to Outlook 2000, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196215/ )How to import addresses from Outlook Express to Outlook
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/195798/ )Outlook Newsreader shortcut not in Start menu
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/203278/ )E-mail programs that Outlook 2000 will upgrade
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/218317/ )Group details from Outlook Express contact not imported
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/222265/ )Outlook Express rules not imported after Outlook upgrade
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223950/ )Inbox Assistant rules imported from Outlook Express are not activated
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223957/ )Internet Mail and News not detected on first run
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/224866/ )Outlook Express 5 mail doesn't import
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/224876/ )Error message: an OLE registration error occurred
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/230076/ )Outlook 2000 requires Outlook Express
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/249670/ )WAB contact folders from Outlook Express are not imported
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